Year 6

The Little Flower Concert

The Little Flower Concert

On Wednesday 2nd October, children, pupils and staff from our school joined parishioners from both St. Teresa’s Church and St. Aidan’s Church to celebrate the feast of St. Teresa in the first annual Little Flower Concert.

It was a fantastic celebration in which there was an array of talents on display, including singing from our school choir, St. Teresa’s Church choir and parishioners from St. Aidan’s parish, as well as a musical performance from two pupils from St. Mary’s High School. Our Year 5 children performed a moving liturgical dance to ‘You Alone can Rescue’ and Ann (a parishioner) performed a beautiful Indian liturgical dance.

A fantastic night was had by all!

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading

Rosary Club

Rosary Club

During the month of May, children from across KS2 joined together in prayer for Rosary Club. As well as learning about and praying the Rosary, the children enjoyed exploring the various names and attributes of Mary through a range of Arts and Crafts activities                         .   Continue Reading

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

During Lent, children were made aware of two charities that we would be supporting as part of our work around social justice. The children were encouraged to ‘Give It Up’ as part of the CAFOD campaign to support their work overseas in countries effected by poverty. Children listened to the story of Rabiul from Bangladesh… Continue Reading

Heaton art project

Heaton art project

Year six enjoyed their first afternoon painting onto canvas. They sketched their outline and then began to paint in the background colours. Tomorrow we will think about adding detail to the foreground. A huge thank you to our wonderful helper Luke Arend who was a great help to the children, (and Miss Whittaker!) and Luke… Continue Reading

Year 6 World book day

Year 6 World book day

Year 6 enjoyed World book day! Some of the best vocab came from Lucas with ‘incognito’ – can you spot him in the pictures? Mikolaj, whose word was ‘affluent’, Alistair, with ‘circumfrence’ and Corben, (who won the vocabulary slam) whose word was ‘inquisitive’ Thank you for your effort! Continue Reading

Heaton Space Project

Heaton Space Project

Some children from Year 5 and Year 6 took part in a project about their local area with Sean Peacock who is studying for a PhD at Newcastle University. After an initial briefing, they walked around the local area of Heaton and recorded the amount of pollution using specialist technology. The following day, they discussed their findings… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery Club

Shine Time Cookery Club

This week the children in cookery club were decorating biscuits. They made their own icing making sure it was not too runny, then they decorated the biscuits with sweets and chocolate. The older children helped the younger children and they even added food colouring to change the colour of the icing. The children decorated extra… Continue Reading